China Topic Page

On this topic page, you can find the IAPP’s collection of coverage, analysis and resources related to privacy in China. The IAPP Resource Center also includes an “Asia” topic page, which can be accessed here.

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Additional News and Resources

China’s Standard Contractual Clauses (English translation)

A look at what’s in China’s new SCCs

What to know about China’s new cross-border data transfer security assessment guidelines

China cross-border data transfer mechanism and its implications

Will China’s new certification rules be a popular legal path for outbound data transfers?

How China’s draft SCCs compare with EU SCCs

Top 5 operational impacts of China’s PIPL — Part 5: International data transfers

Top 5 operational impacts of China’s PIPL — Part 4: Penalties and enforcement mechanisms

Top 5 operational impacts of China’s PIPL: Part 3 — Personal information protection officer

Top-5 operational impacts of China’s PIPL: Part 2 — Obligations and rights

Top-5 operational impacts of China’s PIPL: Part 1 — Scope, key definitions and lawful handling of personal information

Demystifying Data Localization in China: A Practical Guide

China bans apps over PIPL, DSL violations

China publishes draft data security regulations

China’s PIPL takes effect, compliance ‘a challenge’

China’s central bank to crack down on fintech and protect privacy

China’s PIPL Law — How it Can Affect You and What You Need to do Now

China’s draft algorithm regulations: A first for consumer privacy

China’s key enforcement agencies and lessons learned from recent actions

Analyzing China’s PIPL and how it compares to the EU’s GDPR

Introducing China’s New Privacy Law: PIPL

China adopts national privacy law

China rolls out guidance on IoT security standards

Shanghai sets up data exchange to improve manufacturing efficiency

CAC unveils draft regulations on ‘algorithmic recommendations’

China signals clamp down on privacy, AI and big data through 2025

Shenzhen passes China’s first local data law

The future of data localization and cross-border transfer in China: a unified framework or a patchwork of requirements?

Privacy Updates in China and India: 2 Giants Legislating Data Protection

China’s central bank seeks to allay digital currency privacy concerns

Chinese government issues new data collection rules

China’s Civil Code now in effect

A look at the extraterritorial applicability of China’s newly issued PIPL: A comparison to the EU’s GDPR

Beijing Internet Court rules against social media sites in user data cases

Federal case against TikTok claims children’s data sent to China

China has released its version of COPPA